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Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on October 29, 2013

Terry James Resource Centre has recently purchased a board-wide subscription to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) online journals. This subscription includes full-text access to the following journals: Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, The Mathematics Teacher, Mathematics Teacher Educator, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, and Teaching Children Mathematics.

Link to our Catalogue

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Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on October 10, 2013

Link to our catalogue

Among the thirty new titles that have been added are:

Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish ‘s  How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk, updated with new insights from the next generation and Siblings without rivalry: how  to help your children live together,  then  How to talk so kids can learn at home and in school.

Books with tips for parent engagement :

A Cord of three strands, by Soo Hong. A new approach to parent engagement in schools.

Parent talk!  The art of effective communication with the school and your child, by Cheli Cerra & Ruth Jacoby.

Meet the teacher, how to help your child navigate elementary school, a common sense guide for parents, by Betty Borowski and Laura Mayne.

Stephen R. Covey’s, The 7 habits of highly effective families, and The Leader in me : How schools and parents around the World are inspiring greatness, one child at a time.

Joyce L Epstein’s, second editons of, School, family, and community partnerships : preparing educators and improving schools.  and School, family and community partnership : your handbook for action.

 176 ways to involve parents : practical strategies for partnering with families, by Betty Boult.

Beyond the bake sale: the essential guide to family-school partnerships. 

Bedtime stories and book reports : connecting parent involvement and family literacy.

Books to help parents and teachers with student development:

By Ross W. Greene, Lost at School. Why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them. The Explosive child,  a new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible children.

Smart but scattered by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, . “The revolutionary “executive skills” approach to helping kids reach their potential”–[cover].

The Out-of-Sync Child, revised and updated edition by Carol Stock Kranowitz.

Sensational kids, by Lucy Jane Miller. Hope and help for children with sensory processing disorder (SPD).

The Organized student : teaching children the skills for success in school and beyond, by Donna Goldberg with Jennifer Zwiebel.

Barbara Coloroso’s, The Bully, the bullied, and the bystander, with 80 minute CD, and the revised edition of Kids are worth it.

Fathering your school-age child : a Dad’s guide to the wonder years: 3 to 9, by Armin A. Brott.

The Mother of all parenting books,  by Ann Douglas. An all-Canadian guide to raising a happy, healthy child from preschool through the preteens.

More than a Mom : living a full and balanced life when your child has special needs, by Amy Baskin and Heather Fawcett.

The reiussed, Raising your spirited child : guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.

Raising boys in a new kind of World, by Michael Reist.

The two works by Leonard Sax, Girls on the edge, The four factors driving the new crisis for girls;  and  Boys adrift : the five factors driving the growing epidemic of unmotivated boys and underachieving young men.

The last two additions are by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey.  Driven to distraction : [revised and updated] recognizing and coping with attention deficit disorder from childhood through adulthood.  The essential reference that revolutionized our understanding of ADHD  and Delivered from distraction : getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder.

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